|Within a tracker, the Export
menu will be visible in the top right before any values are
changed. Once a
value is entered anywhere on the form, the button will change to
Activating the menu will present the options shown. The 'email' choices will open the iOS Mail app with the specified file attached and some explanatory text.
A CSV file is a standard text file with 'comma separated values', which can be imported and analyzed by a spreadsheet program.
The 'Tracker' and 'Tracker+Data' options generate files with a '.rtrk' extension. These files can be read by rTracker on iOS -- just look for the 'open with' or 'copy to' entry for rTracker in the iOS sharing menu, for example when you tap an attachment in a mail message.
|In the 'Edit' page there is an
'Export all' button to save all visible trackers. Progress
will be shown as each tracker is saved, and user interaction with
rTracker is disabled until all operations complete.
Trackers are saved as <tracker name>_out.plist files, and their associated data are stored as <tracker name>_out.csv files in rTracker's 'Documents' directory. This directory can be accessed through iTunes on a PC or Mac, or using software like Macroplant's iExplorer. Please see the sections below to access these files.
Please Note: As of version 2.0.0, 'Export all' ignores the privacy setting -- all trackers will be saved.
|To get the files, start iTunes
with your device connected. Select your device, and go to the
'Apps' tab. Scroll to the
to see a list of installed Apps which are configured to share
files. Select rTracker.
|The right-hand pane will show a
list of the files which have been exported. The .csv files are
comma-separated-value files which contain the stored data for your
tracker, and these can be imported into a spreadsheet program.
The .plist files are XML files which contain your tracker
definitions. Although these are readable, their main purpose
to enable the export, saving and import of trackers separate from